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Customer Experience Report Reveals Global Marketing Pivot to Drive Accelerated Digital Transformation

Marketing investments yield ROI, while changing consumer behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic reinforce digital shift A new global research study of 8,000 consumers and 800 marketers examines how COVID-19 has forced brands and customers to rapidly adapt to a digital-first reality. The report, conducted by digital experience leader Acquia, looks at trends across three dimensions: technology, talent, and personalized use of touchpoints to optimize the customer experience (CX). It also examines changing consumer…

Deloitte’s Global Marketing Trends Report Highlights the Need to Leverage Social CRM with New Human-Centered Approach   

C-suite executives are leading the Digital Economy revolution, moving forward with some really remarkable marketing and advertising ideas that have permanently altered the way of doing business. To identify and guide global marketing teams in their perennial pursuit of engaging and acquiring customers with authentic messaging, Deloitte has highlighted key global marketing trends in its second annual report. Deloitte surveyed thousands of consumers and executives around the world, gathering of-the-moment data and anecdotes…

Chimney Vigor Group Secures Investment to Accelerate Transformation of Global Marketing & Advertising Ecosystems

A growth equity investment from Abry Partners will support CVG’s long-term plan around accelerating global expansion and technological innovation strategies – and boost its groundbreaking service for multinational advertisers and brands Following the transformative merger between Chimney and Vigor earlier this year, the Chimney Vigor Group is taking another big stride towards accelerating its long-term growth strategy by securing an investment from media, communications, business and information private equity firm, Abry …

AI Startup Silverbullet Picks AZK Media to Expand Global Marketing Efforts

AZK Media has expanded its partnership with Silverbullet to include supporting global marketing and media activities. AZK Media has been undertaking Silverbullet’s A/NZ public relations and outsourced marketing capability successfully since January 2020, and a persistent track record of success has now seen Silverbullet expand its purview. Founded in London, United Kingdom and with offices in Italy, Germany and Australia, the Silverbullet Data Services Group is a new breed of data-smart marketing services, designed to…

BNI Global Acquires SCION Social to Enhance Global Marketing Initiatives

BNI (Business Network International) welcomed Scion Social (Scion) to the BNI family of companies on June 30, 2020. This acquisition represents a key step in BNI's global marketing strategy to impact more business owners around the world. With the addition of its first-ever chief marketing officer in 2019, the launch of a refreshed brand in May 2020, and the build-out of a multi-year marketing plan, BNI has set the bar high for itself and its marketing efforts in 2020 and beyond. Acquiring Scion is another important step…

CyberScout Hires Global Marketing Executive Jeremy Barnett as Chief Marketing Officer

Cyber industry veteran to help lead CyberScout's global expansion CyberScout, a global leader in cybersecurity and identity theft resolution services, today announced the hire of Jeremy Barnett as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Barnett joins CyberScout's leadership team from Tokio Marine HCC where he was the Global Marketing Leader and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. As CMO, Barnett will be working closely with CyberScout's U.S. and Global Markets teams to support growth, client engagement…

BrandMaker ‘Pulse’ Shows Global Marketing Organizations Set To Accelerate Digital Transformation

Budgets Will Shift from Brand to Pipeline Big Uptick in Need for Local Content Creation and Management Remote Working Is Here to Stay BrandMaker, the leading innovator in Marketing Resource Management (MRM) solutions, shared the findings of the BrandMaker Pulse. The purpose of the BrandMaker Pulse was to gain insight into the impact that Covid-19 has had on marketing budgets, teams, agility, program planning and content creation within global organizations, and how it will shape long-term strategies. Key findings include:…

BrandMaker ‘Pulse’ Shows Global Marketing Organizations Set To Accelerate Digital Transformation and Shift To In-House Marketing

 Budgets Will Shift from Brand to Pipeline BrandMaker, the leading innovator in Marketing Resource Management (MRM) solutions, today shared the findings of the BrandMaker Pulse. The purpose of the BrandMaker Pulse was to gain insight into the impact that Covid-19 has had on marketing budgets, teams, agility, program planning and content creation within global organizations, and how it will shape long-term strategies. Key findings include: Correlation Between Marketing Investments and Agility:   While half of respondents…

Ogilvy Again Named A Leader In Gartner’s March 2020 Magic Quadrant For Global Marketing AgenciesOgilvy Again Named A Leader In Gartner’s…

Ogilvy, a global marketing and communications company, has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies report for the fifth consecutive year. Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, evaluates vendors based on the ability to execute and for completeness of vision based on 15 distinct evaluation criteria. “We believe Ogilvy’s continued recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies report is a true testament to Ogilvy’s commitment of bringing…

Ogilvy Again Named A Leader In Gartner’s March 2020 Magic Quadrant For Global Marketing Agencies

Ogilvy, a global marketing and communications company, has been named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies report for the fifth consecutive year. Gartner, the world's leading research and advisory company, evaluates vendors based on the ability to execute and for completeness of vision based on 15 distinct evaluation criteria. "We believe Ogilvy's continued recognition in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies report is a true testament to Ogilvy's commitment of bringing…

MarTech Interview with Som Puangladda, VP of Global Marketing at GumGum

"A creative digital invite is key to great event experiences because we know that our target audience gets a lot of event invites and we need to stand out." Hi Som, tell us about your role/team you handle at GumGum. What inspired you to join the company? I run the Global Marketing team here at GumGum, which means I lead growth marketers, marketing operations, and the content and creative teams. Our core focus has been driving growth through Integrated Marketing campaigns, Events, PR, Content Marketing and Lead…

How the World’s Three Internets Are Changing Global Marketing

At the turn of this century, virtually everyone was optimistic about the “democratization of information” that would be possible from shared global access to the unifying worldwide web. It was a promise that was exciting, terrifying and unbelievable all at the same time. And it was a hotbed for innovation that radically transformed industries – including Marketing – in ways that are still being played out. How So? In the US, companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple ascended and drove entirely new kinds of market…

Kurtosys Releases the Real Growth Podcast With VP of Global Marketing Leeya Hendricks

Kurtosys is excited to be reinvigorating their podcast series, bringing you some excellent insights from industry leaders in financial services, as well as taking a deep dive into the services that Kurtosys provide. In this first edition of 2020, host Elliot Burr talks to VP of Global Marketing, Leeya Hendricks, who discusses Kurtosys' new rebrand. Leeya outlines the main reasons for why Kurtosys has adopted a new sleek look and feel - to position their end-to-end digital experience platform (DXP) in the market as a…

Innominds Appoints Accomplished Industry Leader to Drive Global Marketing Efforts

Sairam Vedam Joins as Chief Marketing Officer to Accelerate the Company’s Rapid Global Growth Innominds, a specialist provider of Digital Transformation and software product engineering services for leading enterprises and global software product companies, announced it has appointed a global marketing leader Sairam Vedam as its Chief Marketing Officer. “Our vision to help next-generation businesses unlock the true value of Digital, leveraging our proven expertise across Devices, Apps and Analytics backed by AI, ML, IoT,…

Michael Diestelberg Promoted to Vice President Product & Marketing at Mapp to Lead Global Marketing

Mapp, the insight-based customer engagement platform, has announced the promotion of Michael Diestelberg to Vice President Product & Marketing. Michael Diestelberg was promoted to Vice President of Webtrekk in 2018. Following the successful acquisition of Webtrekk by Mapp, he is now in charge of product development and the management of all marketing activities at an international level. Michael's responsibilities include establishing the global Mapp brand and expanding the insight-based…

Michael Diestelberg Promoted to Vice President Product & Marketing at Mapp to Lead Global Marketing

Mapp, the insight-based customer engagement platform, has announced the promotion of Michael Diestelberg to Vice President Product & Marketing. Michael Diestelberg was promoted to Vice President of Webtrekk in 2018. Following the successful acquisition of Webtrekk by Mapp, he is now in charge of product development and the management of all marketing activities at an international level. Marketing Technology News: RingCentral Named a November 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Unified…

OneConnect Wins Prestigious Award at the 2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit for Its Outstanding Global Marketing Efforts

OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd (OneConnect), an associate company of Ping An Group, won the "Kotler New Marketing Year Successful Overseas Marketing Award" at the prestigious "2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit" held in Beijing on 12 October. OneConnect's win is an affirmation of its outstanding global marketing efforts that successfully export Ping An's technologies to leading financial institutions outside of China within a short span of one year or so. Philip Kotler, known as the "father of modern…

Deloitte Publishes Inaugural 2020 Global Marketing Trends Report: Identifies Seven Key Trends to Help C-suite Leaders Place Humans at the…

Key takeaways Trends encompass purpose, human experience, fusion, trust, participation, talent and agility. A common theme across all trends — human connection matters more than anything else. In an increasingly digital world that often lacks a human touch, people can feel more isolated, underrepresented and unfulfilled; all reasons why the human experience is vital today. Digital technologies are making it easier for consumers to navigate through their busy lives, but they can also erode a…

OPPO Appoints New Leaders of Global Sales and Global Marketing to Drive Worldwide Market Integration

OPPO has announced the establishment of its new Global Sales and Global Marketing Business Units to drive the company's integrated development in global markets and provide consumers around the world with quality smart products and services in the era of intelligent connectivity. Effective from today, Alen Wu, previously Vice President and President of International Business, is appointed as Vice President and President of Global Sales, and Brian Shen, previously Vice President and President of Mainland China Business,…

NewsCred Announces $20 Million in Additional Financing; Takes Aim at Global Marketing Transformation

Investment to further accelerate tech innovation, fuel international growth, and bolster company vision as the operating system for marketing NewsCred, the world’s leading enterprise content marketing platform (CMP) provider, announced an additional $20 million in financing; capital that will help accelerate R&D innovation, fuel the company's rapid global expansion, and support the growing demand for the Integrated Marketing Edition of its CMP. Led by InterWest Partners, with new participation from strategic partner…